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Photo Friday, No. 433

Current Photo Friday theme: Weather

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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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That House 3

The former owner had cabinets of pecan custom made for his dining room–the room that will be our living room. They weren’t built in, but one day while we were at the house, he asked if we wanted them. He … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope you all have a safe and happy new year. I need to get busy preparing the usual fare on this day: ham, black-eyed peas, greens, and of course, Tom will make biscuits. Something I learned last night: No … Continue reading

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That House 2

The not-so-slow evolution of the master bedroom. One day Tom spent more hours at the new house than I expected considering what he’d told me he’d be doing there. In fact, he was doing a home improvement project I didn’t … Continue reading

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This is how we celebrate

We closed on the new house back in mid November, and this is the week when the seller is moving out. Even so, we won’t be moving in yet, because we’re having new flooring put down wherever there is carpet. … Continue reading

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A tapestry of rich and royal hue

There are the families we’re born into and the families we make. My life has been enriched by both. Sometimes my friends’ families become part of my life, too, and always their families’ stories are ones I love to hear … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

Just a quick update: A blogging break means I don’t have time to write anything right now. I usually have time to post photos, as I’m about to do. But first, because I also don’t like “teases” from people online … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 94

I’ve infrequently worn perfume for many years, probably after I began working with essential oils. But I keep a variety of body sprays on hand because sometimes I like a light spritz of scent. I used the very last of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 413

Current Photo Friday theme: Home It’s a place you carry inside.

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